Thomas R. Snider

Thomas R. Snider is a Partner and the Head of Arbitration at Al Tamimi & Co. in Dubai.  He has represented corporate entities and sovereign states in a wide range of matters involving international arbitration and other forms of cross-border dispute resolution, including state-to-state arbitration, international commercial arbitration, international investment disputes, and U.S. court litigation.

Mr. Snider is a member of the Court of Arbitration of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). He also sits as an arbitrator and is on the panel of arbitrators of several arbitral institutions.

From 2001 to 2009, Mr. Snider was a member of the legal team representing the Government of Ethiopia before the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission, an international arbitral tribunal that adjudicated claims for loss, damage, and injury arising during an international armed conflict.  In this context, he worked as a resident attorney in Addis Ababa from 2002 to 2004.

Mr. Snider frequently speaks and writes on topics involving international law and dispute resolution.  Before relocating to Dubai, he was a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Snider received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.